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Editorial: Five years ago, I asked a question: why do women leave architecture?

I could not find a single answer to this question, but a whole spectrum of experience only partially captured by the responses to the Women in Architecture (WIA) survey. With women making up half of architecture students, as then editor of the Architects’ Journal, I hunted the spectre of the missing 25 per cent among qualified architects.

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